Rising the Youth Nationalism & Role in Industry 4.0 Era
Serang, 9th September 2019, celebrating the 38th Dies Natalis of University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa (Untirta), Faculty of Social and Political Science carried out a public lecture themed “The Role of Youth and Their Nationalism in Industry 4.0 Era” at Auditorium, Untirta. Dr.Surya Wiranto, SH., MH, the Head of Assesment Unit of The National Resilience Institute of the Republic of Indonesia, was invited as the keynote speaker. The event was also attended by Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs as the representative of Rector of Untirta, the Dean of Faculty of Social and Political Science, the leaders of Faculty of Social and Political Science, the Heads of Study Program, the President of the Student Council, the lecturers of Faculty of Social and Political Science, educational staffs, and news students of Faculty of Social and Political Science.
The Chief Executive of the public lecture hoped the youth could develop themselves, create new job, and actively initiate creative industry. The Dean of Faculty of Social and Political Science, Dr. H Agus Sjafari, M.Si stated that despite the positive impacts of Industry 4.0, there were also some negative impacts that were responsible for the erosion of nationalism. The huge amount of information regarding the development of technology surely affected our national resilience.
“The love and alignments to our homeland should be internalized to the soul of Indonesian youth.” said the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, Dr. H. Suherna, M.Si. Dr.Surya Wiranto, SH., MH, the Head of Assesment Unit of The National Resilience Institute of the Republic of Indonesia hoped the graduates of University of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa could keep up with the technological development. There would be demographic bonus in 2030 when the people of productive age should have worked and contributed to the prosperity of nation in 2045. He encouraged the students to have positive and creative mindset by utilizing the technological development as well as carefully using gadget. He added that the government have been preparing for the current generation to bring us into the 4th best country in the world. (Sekar)